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Rapper DMX pleads not guilty to tax fraud, faces allegations he owes $1.7 million to IRS

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Emily Mae Czachor) — Hip-hop icon DMX's own lyrics may have caught up with him Thursday when he was arrested on suspicion of tax evasion. The rapper, 46, pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court in New York to...
  • 6 days ago
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Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo dies

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jonathan Kaiman) — Liu Xiaobo, the famed Chinese dissident who won the Nobel Peace Prize while jailed for his pro-democracy writings, has died in a hospital in northeastern China at the age of 61. The Chinese...
  • 7 days ago
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Divided Senate Republicans will take another crack at Obamacare repeal today

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Lisa Mascaro, Noam N. Levey) — Senate Republicans are set to unveil revised legislation Thursday to roll back the Affordable Care Act, even as political support has deteriorated so dramatically that it is now unclear...
  • 7 days ago
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In Warsaw, Trump says Russia and 'others' meddled in election, warns North Korea

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Brian Bennett) — On the eve of his first face-to-face talks in office with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump declined to hold the Kremlin solely responsible for meddling in the 2016 U.S....
  • 14 days ago
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No. 1 'Transformers' hits new low with $69-million domestic debut, but is saved by global box office

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Yvonne Villarreal) — “Transformers: The Last Knight,” the fifth installment in the blockbuster franchise from Michael Bay, may have topped the weekend, but all the robot-smashing has gotten a bit rusty at the box...
  • 25 days ago
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Blog Articles

Police union examines incident at Pasadena hotel involving a former USC dean after an officer is disciplined

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Matt Hamilton, Paul Pringle) — The union that represents the Pasadena police officer who was disciplined for not filing a report on a drug overdose witnessed by the then-dean of USC’s medical school is conducting a legal...
  • New: 1 hr 25 min ago

Friday's TV highlights: 'Descendants 2' and more

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Matt Cooper) — SERIES CNN Special Report Correspondent Kyra Phillips presents previously unreleased recordings related to the O.J. Simpson murder trial in “After OJ: The Fuhrman Tapes Revealed.” 7 p.m....
  • New: 1 hr 50 min ago

U.S. to meet Costa Rica in Gold Cup semifinal, eight months after lopsided loss

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kevin Baxter) — The last time the U.S. national team lost a soccer game, Jurgen Klinsmann was the coach, Bruce Arena still worked for the Galaxy and Donald Trump had been the president-elect for only a week. ...
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L.A. officials considering changes to gang injunction policy after lawsuit alleges constitutional violations

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (James Queally) — Los Angeles officials are considering making significant changes to the way they enforce gang injunctions in the wake of a lawsuit that accused the city of violating the constitutional rights...
  • New: 2 hr 20 min ago

Dodgers' Alex Wood has franchise-best ERA, but might not be eligible for record

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Shaikin) — In 1916 — a decade and a half before the Dodgers nickname would stick to the Brooklyn franchise of the National League — Hall of Famer Rube Marquard posted a 1.58 earned-run average for the...
  • New: 2 hr 30 min ago

USC seems to be unwavering in its fond remembrance of former Trojan O.J. Simpson

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Plaschke) — If his past is any indication, O.J. Simpson will soon be paroled into a world of questionable friends, nasty onlookers and only one consistently reliable and historically deep outside...
  • New: 3 hr 10 min ago

After years of toil, the Angels' Parker Bridwell is seeing things break his way

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Pedro Moura) — In his tiny hometown in West Texas, the Angels’ Parker Bridwell was a three-sport star for the remarkably named Hereford Whitefaces, so called because of the cattle breed from which the town...
  • New: 3 hr 30 min ago

LaDainian Tomlinson and his love of the game will be forever immortalized in Hall of Fame

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Dan Woike) — LaDainian Tomlinson has been through this before. He’s gotten measured for the perfect fitting jacket. He’s had to organize friends and family. He’s been at the center of a massive ceremony,...
  • New: 3 hr 35 min ago

Judge denies ex-Sheriff Lee Baca's request to stay free while appealing his conviction

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (James Queally) — A federal judge has denied ex-Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca’s request to remain free while he appeals his conviction on charges that he obstructed an investigation into abuses in the...
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Storied Owlwood estate returns to market with a bang: $180 million

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Rachel Spacek) — The historic Owlwood Estate, former home to actor Tony Curtis and later the singing duo, Sonny Bono and Cher, has returned to the market for $180 million. The storied Holmby Hills estate...
  • New: 3 hr 55 min ago

Man comes face to face with a great white shark near Santa Barbara as it chomps on his kayak

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Joseph Serna) — A large great white shark triggered a beach closure in Santa Barbara on Thursday after it sunk its teeth into a kayaker’s vessel. “The only thing I saw was its face in my face, clamping down...
  • New: 4 hr 10 min ago

Mortgage broker rolls out another online way to assess what your house is worth

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kenneth R. Harney) — Do we really need another Zillow Zestimate-style online gizmo to tell us what a computer model says our homes are worth? Probably not. There already are scads of real estate and mortgage...
  • New: 4 hr 15 min ago